Archive for 5 February 2014


Eve: Valkyrie to be an exclusive Oculus Rift launch title

The latest Oculus Rift newsletter reveals that CCP Games’ Eve: Valkyrie will be an exclusive Oculus Rift launch title, and co-published by the VR hardware developers.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2 patched to add the Year Beast

Update: The Dota 2 blog has been updated with news on exactly what this mode entails.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Elite: Dangerous multiplayer footage from alpha phase 2.0

The development of Elite: Dangerous is continuing at pace, with the latest release expanding the alpha multiplayer options for those who backed the game at appropriate levels (that level is still £200.00 GBP.) In this latest build, there are now four different multiplayer scenarios for people to try out.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Strider strides towards the PC on 19 February

I’ve not played the original Strider (I know, I know, sorry,) but according to Tim it’s “quite good” and “possibly the best game with a giant robot gorilla.” I’d argue that Binary Domain had a pretty good giant robot gorilla too, but I’m willing to defer to Tim on this one.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

The Wolf Among Us Episode 2 Review

How bloody long? Nearly four months. Four months between episodes. That’s a hell of a long time, Telltale.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Feb 2014 | 5

Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Onslaught DLC wanders over to PC later this month

For the 9,000-10,000 people Steam says are still playing Call of Duty: Ghosts on PC, here’s some news about the Onslaught DLC.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Assassin’s Creed: Freedom Cry getting stand-alone release

Ubisoft has announced that Assassin’s Creed: Freedom Cry, the single-player DLC for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, will be getting a stand-alone release.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Grim Dawn bugs being squashed and new features coming

Crate Entertainment’s ARPG Grim Dawn is progressing rather nicely and this week there’s another update on the game’s progress which also revealed a few new planned features.

By Paul Younger | 5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

John Carmack explains his resignation from id

Despite what you may have thought, id’s John Carmack would have liked to have stayed on at id and not completely jumped ship to Oculus.

By Paul Younger | 5 Feb 2014 | 1

GTA V PC community gets excited by Rockstar developer tweets

After last week’s failed pre-order release date we’re still none the wiser as to when a GTA V PC will be released.

By Paul Younger | 5 Feb 2014 | 51

Bioshock Infinite Burial at Sea Episode 2 gets release date

The second part of the Bioshock Infinite Burial at Sea DLC has now been given a release date.

By Paul Younger | 5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #151

This week, the IncGamers Podcast panel is very excited that Tomb Raider turned French.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Feb 2014 | 5

Chucklefish has big plans for Starbound and the company in 2014

Starbound is proving very popular so developer Chucklefish thought it was about to time to share more information on where the game is heading as they continue to push toward a finished product.

By Paul Younger | 5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Star Citizen raises $38 million – Another star system is added

That $40 million is getting closer as Star Citizen reaches the next goal of $38 million.

By Paul Younger | 5 Feb 2014 | 7

South Park: The Stick of Truth doesn’t use Uplay “at all”

Some people are not huge fans of Uplay, especially those who saw their Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag save disappear into a void for no reason.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Feb 2014 | 1